Gender in Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'
Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Leipzig (American Studies Institute), course: Weird America, language: English, comment: Basisliteratur: Bram Stoker "Dracula," abstract: This term paper deals with the appearance of the "New Woman" in the end of the 19th century and especially with Stoker's processing of this type of woman in his novel "Dracula." The changes in the roles of men and women and the struggle for adjustment - especially in terms of sexuality - are commented on by a closer examination of the different characters concerning their looks, behavior and emotions.
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